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AROUND TOWN

PG&E pipeline testing should begin next week

A PG&E spokesman told the Woodside Town Council Tuesday night, June 28, that fitness testing of the natural gas mains that...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by pipeline welder, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Make conservation part of any water deal

The plan recently unveiled by the city of Menlo Park to drill into the aquifer at Nealon Park and pipe the water to the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1397 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Cooksey , on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs changes to pension benefit

Taking the final action needed to put the pension reform initiative approved by voters in November 2011 into action, the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 16, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1295 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 3709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man injured in SUV crash

An Atherton man in his 60s was in serious but stable condition Thursday after his SUV apparently drifted onto a sidewalk...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on May 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 7723 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside works on affordable housing; councilman pushes back

Staff in Woodside Town Hall are at work resolving three high-priority items among the town's affordable housing obligations...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2221 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd, but reconsideration likely

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval of compensation changes for 10...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

Painting valued at more than $100,000 reported missing from Atherton home

A painting valued at more than $100,000 by noted Filipino portraitist and landscape painter Fernando Amorsolo is missing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Radioclassics Fan, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Grandparent scam

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park and Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13910&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 6401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 19142 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 4991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local real estate agents among top sellers in country

Three local Realtor teams and 14 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2013, in rankings announced...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 4707 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Public hearing on housing element

A public hearing on Atherton's housing element, a state-mandated plan for providing housing to people of all income levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 953 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park consultant's election-year work needs hard look

Menlo Park's divisive Measure M initiative may have been settled at the ballot box earlier this month but, regrettably, newly...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 2738 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council supports alternatives to Searsville Dam

The Portola Valley Town Council has put itself on the record supporting steps that would create an unimpeded migratory path...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two major construction projects planned for Woodside Road this summer

If all goes as planned, two major construction projects will be underway in Woodside this summer, on either side of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 3340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 2211 Views
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